Weekly Vigil for Peace Weekly Vigil for Peace

Weekly Vigil for Peace

KNOW has a vigil for peace every Sunday at noon (and sometimes Tuesdays at 4:30 pm) in front of the Federal Building, corner of Park and Michigan downtown Kalamazoo. This has been ongoing since before the invasion of Iraq, without missing a Sunday.   Please stop by. Find Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War on Facebook.

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Events

Weekly Vigil for Peace

Weekly Vigil for Peace

KNOW has a vigil for peace every Sunday at noon (and sometimes Tuesdays at 4:30 pm) in front of the Federal Building, corner of Park and Michigan downtown Kalamazoo. This has been ongoing since before the invasion of Iraq, without missing a Sunday.   Please stop by. Find Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War on Facebook.

Jan 5, 2011 13:47

Issues

Rev. Dave Knapp’s editorial on Islamophobia

An editorial cartoon generated by Chip Bok, back on September 12th, depicted arid terrain upon which had been erected a flag that said, “Islamic State.”  In the foreground was a terrorist prepared to execute two captives.  He said to them, “Convert to Islam, or die!”  One of them replied, “You first.”  In case you don’t [...]

Jan 28, 2015 17:03

News

News from KNOW – April 14, 2015

Reminder: Tax Day protest vigil is Wednesday, April 15 4pm-5:30pm, on Westnedge in Portage near Target parking lot message: Cut the war budget, fund human needs! A lot is happening in town this Spring.  A sampling in this issue of News from KNOW: Amos Gvirtz, Israeli Peace Activist- May 3 Movie “On the Side of [...]

Apr 14, 2015 13:15

Recent Articles

On the Side of the Road – film Thursday, April 23, 7pm, Kal Public Library

On the Side of the Road – film Thursday, April 23, 7pm, Kal Public Library

This Thursday, April 23rd, 7:00 pm Kal Public Library Van Deusen room free and open to the public KNOWfilms presents the film: On the Side of the Road Lia Tarachansky’s first documentary feature film, is an exploration of the power of denial. The film focuses on Israeli collective denial of the events of 1948 that [...]

“Don’t say we did not know” – talk with Amos Gvirtz – May 3, 3:00 pm

“Don’t say we did not know” – talk with Amos Gvirtz – May 3, 3:00 pm

Who: Amos Gvirtz, Israeli Peace Activist Where: Friends Meetinghouse, 508 Denner, Kalamazoo When: May 3rd, 3:00 pm Free and open to the public, sponsored by KNOW Amos has developed an international audience with his Don’t Say We Did Not Know weekly emails about unpublicized incidents, events, and government actions affecting the Palestinian and Bedouin communities in [...]

Cut the war budget, fund human needs

Cut the war budget, fund human needs

Cut the WAR BUDGET Fund Human Needs! Peace vigil protest on Tax Day, Wednesday, April 15 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm Join us in standing for peace on Westnedge Ave. near Target in Portage Sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War everyone of all ages welcome

Flavors for Peaceful Tomorrows – Friday, March 27th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, St. Luke’s 247 W. Lovell, Kalamazoo

Flavors for Peaceful Tomorrows – Friday, March 27th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, St. Luke’s 247 W. Lovell, Kalamazoo

Flavors for Peaceful Tomorrows A fundraiser for KNOW and the Kalamazoo Peace Center featuring hearty soups from around the world, local musicians and artists Friday, March 27th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 247 W. Lovell, Kalamazoo suggested donation, $20, $10 students, $5 under 12. RSVP 345-0489 or newsfromKNOW@gmail.com

Interfaith Peace Service, Sunday, March 22, 5:00 pm, 1st United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo

Interfaith Peace Service, Sunday, March 22, 5:00 pm, 1st United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo

13th Annual Interfaith Peace Service, Sunday, March 22, 5:00 pm First United Methodist Church 212 South Park Street Kalamazoo, MI 49007 The Kalamazoo Coalition for Peace and Justice “A message of Hope for Palestine and Israel” Keynote Speaker: Most Rev. Paul J. Bradley, Fourth Bishop, Diocese of Kalamazoo Refreshments and Discussion follow Service

Letter writing pizza party — Negotiations not war

Letter writing pizza party — Negotiations not war

Free Pizza and writing letters!  Join us at Kalamazoo Friends Meetinghouse, 508 Denner St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015,  11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Join us as we hand-write letters to our Senators and Representatives to support efforts for a negotiated settlement with Iran. We ask our reps to neither advocate nor vote [...]

Flying Paper – free film Thursday, Jan. 29th about children in Gaza

Flying Paper – free film Thursday, Jan. 29th about children in Gaza

Flying Paper is the story of Palestinian children in Gaza engaged in the fascinating culture of kite making and flying. The film follows Musa, a charismatic teenaged kite-maker in the village of Seifa, and Abeer an aspiring young journalist in the Jabalya refugee camp. They join a remarkable quest, along with thousands of other children, [...]

Rev. Dave Knapp’s editorial on Islamophobia

An editorial cartoon generated by Chip Bok, back on September 12th, depicted arid terrain upon which had been erected a flag that said, “Islamic State.”  In the foreground was a terrorist prepared to execute two captives.  He said to them, “Convert to Islam, or die!”  One of them replied, “You first.”  In case you don’t [...]

KNOW Annual Retreat – Saturday Jan. 10th, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm at Unity of Kalamazoo

KNOW Annual Retreat – Saturday Jan. 10th, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm at Unity of Kalamazoo

Please consider this your personal invitation to attend the 2015 Annual Retreat of Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) on Saturday, January 10th, from 9:30 am until 3:00 pm. This year’s event will be held at the Unity of Kalamazoo church, 1204 Whites Road.  This is halfway between Oakland Drive and Westnedge. We are hoping [...]

Critical Issues, Alternative Views episode on racism, police violence, and social justice

Watch the youtube video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoemb_yqdTw